Lineup change possible as Cavs retool from game 1 drubbing

BOSTON (AP) — Put Kevin Love‘s name atop the list of the Cavaliers that walked out of Cleveland’s 25-point Eastern Conference finals Game 1 loss to Boston a little staggered, but with an unbowed head. The reason: He’s got a teammate by the name of LeBron James that’s had a way of responding after lopsided playoff defeats. Just ask the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers stunned the Cavs at home in their first-round opener, rolling to an 18-point victory. In Game 2, James was all but unstoppable as he replied with…

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Syracuse’s Carrier Dome getting new roof, air conditioning

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) The Carrier Dome at Syracuse University is getting a makeover that will include a new fixed roof and air conditioning. The university’s board of trustees has authorized $118 million for improvements to the dome, the school announced Monday . The money also will be used for a vertically hung scoreboard, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, and improved internet access. More than $6 million will go toward making the facility more accessible to the handicapped. Construction will begin this summer and the first phase is scheduled to be…

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Kyle Larson on 4th-place finish and ‘disappointing’ final laps | 2018 KANSAS | FOX NASCAR

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Hemsworth to serve as Indianapolis 500 honorary starter

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Actor Chris Hemsworth will wave the green flag to start this year’s Indianapolis 500. The honorary starter might be best known to racing fans for his portrayal of former Formula One James Hunt in the movie ”Rush.” But movie fans probably know Hemsworth best for his roles in the Marvel’s ”Avengers” series. The newest installment, ”Avengers: Infinity War,” recently set a box office record of $640.9 million worldwide opening weekend. Article continues below … The Indianapolis 500 will be held May 27 on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s historic 2.5-mile…

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Players ‘means about as much as anything could’ to Tesori

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Paul Tesori detached the yellow flag at the 18th hole and carried it with him as he walked off the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. For Tesori, this was more than just a championship souvenir. It was part his childhood and could be his most treasured piece of golf memorabilia. Article continues below … Tesori, the caddie for The Players Championship winner Webb Simpson, grew up down the road from Sawgrass and has played the course more times than anyone in the field. When Simpson…

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After 25 years, Marseille looking to win in Europe again

After a 25-year wait, Marseille has a chance to win another European trophy. The French club, which won the inaugural Champions League title, will face Atletico Madrid on Wednesday in the Europa League final. Both the title and a spot in next season’s Champions League will be on the line in Lyon. Marseille is the only French club to have won the Champions League, and the players are constantly reminded of that night in 1993 when Marseille beat AC Milan 1-0 on a header from defender Basile Boli. Article continues…

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Saquon Barkley, the receiver, impresses at Giants minicamp – New York Giants Blog

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – It was as if there was an adult on the field with teenagers this weekend at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. That’s what it felt like watching New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley catch pass after pass while practicing alongside a good chunk of players who won’t be on NFL rosters this season. Maybe it’s supposed to be that way. He’s the No. 2 overall pick in this year’s draft at a position where instant success is expected. Or maybe he is just that good.…

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